Load Impact is here to enhance your load testing and help you find performance bottlenecks in your applications. But we also like to give you helpful engineering tips across a broad spectrum of topics. Check out this post on Go — the programming language originally developed by Google engineers.
So, I’ve started learning a bit of Go, which seems to be a language in my taste (small, fast and not too high-level), but some things are a little tricky to wrap my head around. Like, me being an old C programmer, happily discovering pointers but then getting confused by not being able to do pointer arithmetics, by pointers getting dereferenced automatically, etc. Or some things around the package system that I haven’t quite grasped.